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VICTIM RIGHTS PARALEGAL FOR VICTIMS OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE

Plantation, Florida, USAPlantationFloridaUSA
Full-time
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How to Apply

Email resume to [email protected].

Position entails work for a new project providing victims of intimate partner violence with access to legal representation to assert and seek enforcement of their civil rights in criminal cases, including appellate proceedings. The Paralegal will work under the direct supervision of the Attorney

Areas of Responsibility: 

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc. is looking for a Paralegal to work on a new project providing victims of intimate partner violence with access to legal representation to assert and seek enforcement of their civil rights in criminal cases, including appellate proceedings. The Paralegal will work under the direct supervision of the Attorney to whom assigned as she/he/they provide civil legal services to victims of domestic and intimate partner violence in her/his/their abuser’s related criminal cases. The Paralegal will become familiar with the law and dynamics of intimate partner violence. The Paralegal will assist with all phases of case work, including interviewing clients, discovery, investigations, drafting pleadings, and legal research. The Paralegal will comply with all program requirements, including efficient case management, completion of timely reports, professional development and all mandated trainings. Bilingual (Spanish/English/Creole) preferred. EOE. Email resume to [email protected].

Educational Background: 
Paralegal education and/or work experience in the position.
Skills/Experience: 

The Paralegal will work under the direct supervision of the Attorney to whom assigned as she/he/they provide civil legal services to victims of domestic and intimate partner violence in her/his/their abuser’s related criminal cases. The Paralegal will become familiar with the law and dynamics of intimate partner violence. The Paralegal will assist with all phases of case work, including interviewing clients, discovery, investigations, drafting pleadings, and legal research. The Paralegal will comply with all program requirements, including efficient case management, completion of timely reports, professional development and all mandated trainings.

Compensation/Benefits: 

This is a salaried posiition.  Health insurance, paid vacation, holidays and sick time; retirement plan is available.

How to Apply: 

Email resume to [email protected].

Additional Information: 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Function: 

Organization Info

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc.

Overview
Headquarters: 
Plantation, Florida
Annual Budget : 
$1-5M
Size: 
11-50 employees
Founded: 
2003
About Us
Mission: 

To improve the lives of low income persons in our community through advocacy, education, representation and empowerment.

Programs: 

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) is a not-for-profit , private law firm.  We provide counseling and/or representation to eligible clients in the areas of family law, public benefits and services to senior citizens 60 years of age or older in housing, health and public benefits, consumer law and naturalization cases.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Aug 8 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 8 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc.
industry: 
Nonprofit